Monthly Archives: March 2015
The Monday Morning Run: World XC recap, Dibaba misses record, fast times in TexasMarch 30, 2015 | Kevin Sully
Photo: © Getty Images for IAAF
Road, track and cross country meets top this week’s headlines in running. Kenya and Ethiopia dominated in cross country (as expected), the wind blew in Texas (as always) and Genzebe Dibaba didn’t … Read More
The Weekend’s Best Matchups: World Cross Country, Texas Relays, and moreMarch 27, 2015 | Jesse Squire
Could Chris Derrick lead the US team to another Worlds medal? Yes. Could it be gold? Not likely, but stranger things have happened. (Photo: © Getty Images for IAAF)
The collegiate outdoor season get serious this weekend with relay meets … Read More
College Track Issues and Answers: Long throws, a program rebuilding, and are we all hipsters?March 24, 2015 | Jesse Squire | One Comment
Starting from zero, Oregon State is rebuilding a program. This weekend was another milestone.
As you might expect, the first weekend of the outdoor season wasn’t exactly full of action. Usually the USTFCCCA has a recap of the weekend’s action, … Read More
The Monday Morning Run: Farah fights the tape and the tape wins, Rudisha goes 1:44March 23, 2015 | Kevin Sully
Due to the slow week in track and field, the Monday Morning Run is shorter this week. Fortunately, the action will pick up shortly. April is a sneaky good month for running and it might even … Read More
College Track Issues & Answers: Popularity, and who wins outdoors?March 17, 2015 | Jesse Squire | 10 Comments
Filling these stands took a lot more work than most people realize.
The weekend in college track was all about the national championships. If you want a recap, the USTFCCCA has you covered.
Before the weekend’s action began, I was … Read More
Monday Morning Run: Bolt/Rudisha return, Q & A with Jared Ward and Huddle rollsMarch 16, 2015 | Kevin Sully
It was a very busy week in the world of running. There were three major road races in the United States, and appearances on the track from David Rudisha and Usain Bolt.
The … Read More
Predicting the NCAA Men’s MileMarch 13, 2015 | Ben Enowitz
Photo via TrackTownPhoto
“Numbers can ruin a good story.” –Fred Wilson
Most of the stories going into this weekend’s NCAA indoor mile national championship race have highlighted the matchup between Edward Cheserek and Cristian … Read More
The Weekend’s Best MatchupsMarch 13, 2015 | Jesse Squire
College track comes to a head at Arkansas’ Randal Tyson Track Center.
The action will come fast and furious this weekend. There are four national collegiate championships, the NCAA’s three divisions plus Canada’s national meet. There are a bunch of … Read More
The Monday Morning Run: 8 Things We Learned This Indoor SeasonMarch 9, 2015 | Kevin Sully
Last weekend’s European Championships in Prague was the last major meet on the professional indoor schedule. More on that at the bottom of the Monday Morning Run. First, let’s look big picture and discuss some takeaways … Read More
College Track Issues & Answers: Between the ChampionshipsMarch 3, 2015 | Jesse Squire
Fayetteville and the NCAA Division I Indoor Championships await.
The past weekend saw conference championship meets over most of the NCAA, and in two weeks we’ll have the national collegiate championships. The USTFCCCA did a nice job of summarizing the … Read More